Notable Alums


Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Graduation Year: 1995

Sharita Warfield

Sharita E. Warfield, M.D. ‘95 is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and is also Fellowship trained in Medical Toxicology. She attended Central State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Med Biology, Wayne State University School of Medicine and received her Doctorate of Medicine degree and attended Howard University for her Emergency Medicine Residency Training. She then returned to Wayne State University School of Medicine to complete a Fellowship in Medical Toxicology. She worked as an Attending physician at Detroit Receiving and Sinai Grace Hospitals before relocating to Houston, Texas where she currently resides with her family.

Dr. Warfield has been practicing Emergency Medicine for over 25 years and is passionate about the care she gives to her patients. She was recently voted as the 2019 Physical and Mental Health Honoree by The Houston Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She was also voted as one of Houston’s Top 25 Women in 2011. She and her husband Dr. Brett H. Warfield were voted one of Houston’s Top 50 Black Health Medical and Wellness Professionals in 2014. Dr. Warfield was also voted one of Houston’s Top Emergency Medicine Doctors by the Houstonia Magazine in 2015.

Dr. Sharita was born in Detroit, Michigan and is the oldest of two children. She is proud to say that she is the first physician in her family. She is the wife of Dr. Brett H. Warfield an Anesthesiologist/Pain Management Specialist and the mother of 4 beautiful children who aspire to become physicians one day too. Dr. Warfield is an accomplished Amazon Best-Selling Author, with her book Get Informed! A Guidebook for Recently Diagnosed Diabetics and Their Loved Ones. She is a highly sought after International Speaker, Clinical Instructor and media personality having appeared on Houston’s Channel ABC 13 News discussing various health related topics. Dr. Warfield has instructed numerous medical students, residents and fellows during her Emergency Medicine career. She has also spoken at a number of conventions, conferences, community and corporate events.

Dr. Sharita is very passionate about educating the community on diabetes and the negative complications that are associated with improper treatment, she is the Founder of were she discusses diabetes, obesity and other chronic health related issues in a way people can understand. She strives to impact as many people as she can with her message. She educates her audience with useful information on healthy eating and lifestyle changes to improve their longevity and quality of life. Dr. Sharita is also the founder of the Warfield Medical Group, PLLC. Through WMG she offers customized and compassionate weight management solutions to people who are overweight or obese and are looking to achieve their weight goals with dignity and respect. Dr. Sharita’s medical expertise can also be seen on her Facebook Live Videos, You-Tube channel, and Instagram Page @DrSharitaMD. She also host a podcast titled The Trim Den with Dr. Sharita. This podcast can be found on Apple podcast, Google podcast, Sticher Radio, Spotify and I Heart Radio. For more detailed information on Dr. Sharita check out her website